[OS X TeX] making invisible files visible
Michael S. Hanson
mshanson at wesleyan.edu
Sun Jan 16 23:34:13 EST 2005
On Jan 16, 2005, at 11:23 PM, Bob Kerstetter wrote:
> On Jan 15, 2005, at 1:33 PM, Rene Borgella wrote:
>> a good utility to do this if you need to see what's on your mac (and
>> you aren't or rather not use terminal) is "tinkertool".
> You can do this in the terminal with:
> defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles ON
> to make invisible files and directories visible.
> defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles OFF
> to make things invisible again
Or, if you have the Developer Tools installed (an optional install,
IIRC), you could use the 'SetFile' command to individually change the
visibility of a file or set of files. The program 'FileBuddy' (also
available from VersionTracker, but not freeware like TinkerTool) can
set this characteristic as well. HTH.
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